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It appears that Marvel Studios has secured the rights to another very popular comics character. While 20th Century Fox’s 2003 take on Daredevil was a bit of a misfire, the studio had been trying to move forward on a new iteration of the character in recent years. 30 Days of Night director David Slade came onboard to direct a Daredevil reboot in the spring of 2011, and Fringe scribe Brad Caleb Kane was subsequently tapped to pen the screenplay. Movement on the project was quiet for a full year, though, and the following summer Slade left the film to helm the pilot for NBC’s Hannibal. When Slade exited the project, however, Fox was facing a ticking clock. The studio had to move quickly to get a new Daredevil movie into production before the rights to the character reverted back to Marvel. Well, a new Daredevil film failed to materialize in the ensuing months, »
- Adam Chitwood
The story follows two childhood friends and notorious armed robbers in the early 1970s which ended with a spectacular arrest in 1974.
Cut to today, one of them has found peace by retiring from the "business". But then the other, who has disowned nothing of his past, comes back into the picture.
Source: Deadline »
- Garth Franklin
No, Liam Neeson isn't done kicking asses just yet. Later this year we'll see him take to the skies in the thriller Non-Stop, and now he's lined up another action thriller. Deadline has word that the production banner Thunder Road has just set up a deal with Italia Films and the China outfit Fundamental Films to remake of the French film Les Lyonnais, which will now be called Gang Story, with Safe House director Daniel Espinosa attached to helm and Neeson attached to star in the film from David Scarpa, who's writing the reboot of Daredevil at Fox. It's a much better option then Taken 3: Taken Not Stirred, right? Here's the subtitled trailer for the original film Les Lyonnais from director Olivier Marchal: The story follows Edmond "Mormon" Vidal who was part of a crime duo with his friend Serge Suttel that became the most notorious armed robbers of the early 1970s. »
- Ethan Anderton
3 items from 2013
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